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Covid19 - BAME Resource Hub

At Spark & Co. we normally run community events for women.

 However, given that COVID-19 has hit BAME groups harder, we decided to create this resource hub. In it, you will find curated links to organisations and information designed to help those from BAME backgrounds.

 If there’s anything you’d like us to add, please email


Covid 19 Hardship Support and Information
Covid-19 grants for businesses and latest guidance

We know these are difficult times for local businesses. 

Councillor Simon Miller, Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and Housing Development has released a video statement detailing the support and guidance we are providing.  more….

Guidance for schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England on maintaining educational provision
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people
Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Closure of education settings: information for parents and carers

London’s Coronavirus Mutual Aid Groups

A complete list of London’s Coronavirus Mutual Aid Groups – local volunteer groups helping those who are self-isolating with grocery shopping, dog walking and other daily tasks – listed alphabetically by borough. 

This list is up to date as of 31 March 2020. 

Waltham Forest Ward Map ~ COVID 19 Support Network

This special Waltham Forest Ward Map gives an overview of the mutual support and emergency services operating in different areas of the borough.

The coloured dots act as rough ward locations of organisations..

Latest Information

The situation with Coronavirus in Waltha Forest  is changing by the day  and we are giving the latest information. 

Newham Info

For the most up to date service disruptions and information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

BBC Latest

Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute live updates, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories.

Waltham Forest Covid-19  Mutual Aid